• 211 Information: 211 Information is a confidential service provided by United Way Worldwide. The service provides people with local information about human services for everyday needs such as food, housing, and health. This service also provides resources in times of crisis.
  • Benefits.Gov: find benefits you may be eligible to receive and be directed to the agency to apply.
  • National Organization on Disability: Available government services fact sheets
  • Social Security Disability Resource Center
  • Social Security (SSI)
  • Keep Swimming Foundation: Assistance paying for expenses related to medical hardship – mortgage assistance, hotel for families with loved ones who are in a hospital, and more.
  • Fred’s Footsteps: (Philadelphia Area) Provides direct financial assistance for non-medical expenses, such as household bills, to make up for gaps in income as well as one-time extraordinary expenses, like medical equipment or home modifications.
  • UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation: UHCCF grants provide financial help/assistance for families with children that have medical needs not covered or not fully covered by their commercial health insurance plan.
  • First Hand Foundation: First Hand Foundation is a public 501(c)(3) organization that provides funding for individual children—both domestically and globally—who need assistance with clinical necessities (such as surgery, medication and therapy), medical equipment and travel related to care.
  • Parker’s Purpose Foundation: Monetary assistance given to any family who has a minor (18 and under) with a life altering illness or disability that is in an immediate financial crisis due to unforeseen medical expenses. Families who live in Ohio will be first priority in providing assistance but will extend outside the state if deemed necessary.
  • Aubrey Rose Foundation: Helping families with financial need because of their children’s medical expenses and more.
  • Easter Seals: Provides services and support for adults and children with special needs as well as help to their families.
  • HealthWell Foundation: Helping the underinsured afford critical medical treatments — because no one should go without essential care.
  • Kiddos’ Clubhouse Foundation: Kiddos’ Clubhouse Foundation provides therapy scholarships to help families pay for critical therapies. Through partnerships and generous support from corporate and private donors, grants, and charitable events, we are able to relieve financial burdens and help families regain hope for their children.
  • Modest Needs: Grants and financial assistance for families managing health crises.
  • The Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation: Offers financial assistance and free support services to cancer and transplant patients and their families
  • The Arc: Creating special needs trusts and setting up guardianship